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Urban History And The Commuting Principle

Jonathan English | City Lab | 29th August 2019

When everybody walked, save for a few on horseback, the practical limit to the size of a city was two miles across. That held good from antiquity until the late 19th century. The steam train was useful for getting between cities, but not for getting around within citi…

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